Euroclear, EIB, Santander and EY to Pursue Blockchain Pilot for ECP Settlement
Euroclear, one of the world’s largest securities depositories, says it will push forward with building a pilot blockchain-based platform for the issuance and settlement of European commercial paper (ECP). The news was reported by EuroClear on June 19.
Blockchain projects: 7 mistakes to avoid
Successful blockchain projects require CIOs to be aware of the technology's capabilities and limitations, according to Gartner.
Why banks are not in a hurry to implement blockchain
Banks are one of the main drivers of innovation in the financial sector. When it comes to the blockchain, however not everyone is in a hurry to introduce this new technology into their business processes. And there is a number of reasons for that.
Gov’t of Brazil to Consider Bill Requiring Public Administration to Promote Blockchain
The Brazilian government will consider a draft bill that requires all units of local public administrations to promote new technologies such as blockchain, Cointelegraph Brazil reports on June 11.
Wheaton Precious Metals to Deploy Blockchain in Metal Accounting Processes
Precious metals streaming company Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM) will use blockchain technology to facilitate its metal accounting processes, mining.com reported on June 12.
Insurer L&G Uses Amazon Blockchain Service for Pension Deals
A U.K. insurer has turned to Amazon’s services to launch what it claims is the first blockchain system for bulk pension deals.
10 Blockchain Companies To Watch In 2019
Earlier this month, arguably the biggest blockchain week in the world kicked off in New York City with CoinDesk’s Consensus event. A previous interview that covered blockchain technology led to a deeper look at the technologies, founders, and companies that are emerging in the industry.
Global Pharma Giant Develops DLT-Based Care Network for Diabetes Patients
А leading pharmaceutical firm Boehringer Ingelheim has teamed up with blockchain-based healthcare platform Solve.Care, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 6.
Chinese blockchain entrepreneur Justin Sun won Warren Buffett’s charity lunch with $4.6M bid
This year’s charity steak lunch with the legendary investor Warren Buffett will probably be all about blockchain and crypto.
Givi Murvanidze and David Kiziriya: Blockchain in state registries is a matter of national security
Why is it necessary to transfer state registries to the blockchain, and what dangers are behind the electronic voting? These and many other questions in an interview for LetKnow.News were discussed by Deputy Head of the Information Technology Center of the Revenue Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia Givi Murvanidze and Professor of the University of Georgia David Kiziriya.
US Ivy League University Rolls Out Online Course in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has introduced an online program on financial technologies, including digital currencies, according to a press release published on May 30.
Expert: Blockchain hasn’t not really affected the banking sector just yet
On a global scale, the blockchain has not yet significantly influenced the financial system, since the financial market itself is quite large and the pioneers lack the resources. That’s what in his interview for LetKnow. News said Yevgeny Pavlov, the head of the Russian sales department of The Bitfury Group.
E-Commerce Giant Alibaba to Integrate Blockchain Into Intellectual Property System
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will integrate blockchain technology into its intellectual property system of global enterprises and brands, local news outlet Sohu reported on May 23.
Hackers made $32K in 7 weeks by fixing bugs in cryptocurrency projects
In the past seven weeks, white hat hackers earned at least $32,150 by fixing security flaws in popular cryptocurrency and blockchain platforms like TRON, Brave, EOS and Coinbase.
Austrian Fiber Producer Lenzing to Launch Blockchain-Enabled Tracking in 2020
Major global fiber producer Lenzing will implement blockchain tech to bring more transparency to its fiber supply chain, the firm announced on May 17.
Dutch bank ABN AMRO ditches its Bitcoin wallet because it’s ‘too risky’
Dutch bank ABN AMRO has decided to cancel its plans for a custodial cryptocurrency wallet, called Wallie, claiming that digital assets are “just too risky.”
Bosch on Blockchain and IoT: ‘We Cannot Accept’ Fear as Reaction to Innovation
Engineering and electronics manufacturer Bosch hinted it would take an active role in defending the openness of the Internet of Things (IoT) against censorship as part of a press release from May 15.
The top 4 skills to launch a career in blockchain
Accounting firm KPMG says the hype around blockchain — the secure and transparent ledger behind technologies such as cryptocurrency — is finally fading as businesses learn what blockchain is, what it is not, and what it will be capable of.
Just 376 People Found to Own a Third of All Ether Cryptocurrency
Just 376 people hold a third of all Ether, the cryptocurrency that powers the Ethereum blockchain, according to new research by Chainalysis Inc.
HTC to Launch EXODUS 1s, Smartphone With Full Node Capacity
Electronics company HTC has announced that it is launching a smartphone to bring crypto and blockchain technology to a wider audience in Q3 2019.